January 8, 2017: In October, 2016, a catastrophic hurricane struck the island nation of Haiti. A three member team from CMAT was deployed to install a NOMAD water purifier, delivered medications and other aid supplies to the city of Les Irois in the Grand Anse region of Haiti. The team was deployed from November 2nd until November 16th, 2016 and comprised of Martin Metz (Paramedic – Team Lead), Kate Auger (Nurse Practitioner), Marc Dupuis (Firefighter).
In collaboration with the UN/UNICEF WASH cluster, the CMAT team assessed Les Irois as the area which would benefit the most from the deployment of the NOMAD water filter.
To read the deployment summary report, please click here: CMAT Haiti 2016 Hurricane Matthew Deployment Summary.